Perry talked tough—with not a single brain freeze—but some of his pronouncements seemed like debating points.
Have you talked to many people that have been deployed before?
They showcased some Latino talent, and Mitt Romney talked about women for six minutes.
So far, says Christian, Mulcahy has not talked about a possible position in Washington.
In being himself, he was also representing a community of people that talked how he talked and saw what he saw.
He talked to Mrs. Halliday about one thing and another, and kept on talking.
At least that's what I made out, for he was so mad he talked Dutch a lot.
Before, when I talked of this to Don Carlos, he only laughed at me.
But this intruder has been thought, and talked about, by us more than he is worth.
Scotty 61 made the rounds to-day––talked to the whole bunch.
early 13c., talken, probably a diminutive or frequentative form related to Middle English tale "story," ultimately from the same source as tale (cf. hark from hear, stalk from steal) and replacing that word as a verb. East Frisian has talken "to talk, chatter, whisper." Related: Talked; talking.
To talk shop is from 1854. To talk turkey is from 1824, supposedly from an elaborate joke about a swindled Indian. To talk back "answer impudently or rudely" is from 1869. Phrase talking head is by 1966 in the jargon of television production, "an in-tight closeup of a human head talking on television." In reference to a person who habitually appears on television in talking-head shots (usually a news anchor), by 1970. The phrase is used earlier, in reference to the well-known magic trick (e.g. Senior Wences talking head-in-the-box trick on the "Ed Sullivan Show"), and to actual talking heads in mythology around the world (e.g. Orpheus, Bran).
late 15c., "speech, discourse, conversation," from talk (v.). Meaning "informal lecture or address" is from 1859. Talk of the town first recorded 1620s. Talk show first recorded 1965; talk radio is from 1985.